Montana had fifth most speeding deaths per capita in 2017

Posted at 4:04 PM, Sep 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-24 18:04:02-04

Recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that Montana had the 5th most speeding deaths per capita in 2017, with 5.6 deaths per 100,000 residents.

According to the study, rural roads with speed limits of 55 miles per hour account for twice as many speeding deaths as any other road type.

The report also discovered that Sunday is the worst day of the week for speeding deaths, specifically 12 am to 2 am and 9 pm and 11 pm.

To read the full report, visit